Beyond sovereignty

Britain, Empire and Transnationalism, c. 1880–1950

  • Kevin Grant
  • Philippa Levine
  • Frank Trentmann

About this book


Explores the central role of the British Empire in developing transnational ideas, institutions and social movements of increasing scope and influence in the eras of high imperialism and the two world wars. Chapters follow transnational dynamics and debates over sovereignty in the domains of sexuality, law, politics, culture and religion.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kevin Grant
    • 1
  • Philippa Levine
    • 2
  • Frank Trentmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Hamilton CollegeNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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